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Location Russia (European), Rostov region
Central coordinates 39o 47.55' East  47o 8.87' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i
Area 1,135 ha
Altitude 4 - 6m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  1998-1999  500-1,000 individuals  good  A1, A4i, B1i  Vulnerable 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1998-1999  4,000-8,000 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Greylag Goose Anser anser passage  1998-1999  300-400 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis passage  1998-1999  150-200 individuals  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Mute Swan Cygnus olor passage  1998-1999  400-600 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea passage  1998-1999  200-400 individuals  good  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina passage  1998-1999  1,000-2,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  1998-1999  50-100 individuals  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus passage  1998-1999  600-800 individuals  good  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Great White Egret Ardea alba passage  1998-1999  200-500 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla winter  1998-1999  15-25 individuals  good  A1  Least Concern 
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola passage  1998-1999  80-120 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni passage  1998-1999  200-350 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Common Tern Sterna hirundo passage  1998-1999  5,000-7,000 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland   1%
Grassland Humid grasslands  50%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  60%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 25%
water management 25%
hunting 100%
urban/industrial/transport 1%

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Kazachka. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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